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The Do's and Don'ts of Job Searching While Employed

The Do's and Don'ts of Job Searching While Employed

The best practices for finding a new job without losing your current one

Few people leave an old job voluntarily before finding a new one. Here are some do’s and don’ts for finding one when you still are at your current gig. Read More »

Veterans Do This When Re-Entering the Workforce. We All Need to Try It.

Veterans Do This When Re-Entering the Workforce. We All Need to Try It.

Many experiences are transferable for a new career

There are several ways to use a meaningful story to convince prospective employers your background is an asset to the potential role and organization. Read More »

Congrats! Your New Job Is a Nightmare

Congrats! Your New Job Is a Nightmare

What to do when you hate your brand-new job

It's your first week, and your new job isn't what you hoped it would be. If time passes and your mood stays the same, here's how to improve your situation. Read More »

How to Pierce Through Veiled Job Interview Questions

How to Pierce Through Veiled Job Interview Questions

To give an appropriate response you must understand the true nature of the question you were asked.

You can find interview success when you step back and gain perspective about the employer's legitimate need to know about you. Read More »

Career & Life Lessons from C-SPAN Top Interviewer Brian Lamb

Career & Life Lessons from C-SPAN Top Interviewer Brian Lamb

Put yourself where good things are likely to happen

Lessons on conducting interviews and on living life. Read More »

The Weekly Roundup: Crush That Interview, Part 2

The Weekly Roundup: Crush That Interview, Part 2

Be prepared or suffer the consequences

How to master your next interview with expert advice and tips from around the web Read More »

Bouncing Back From a Bad Career Exit

Bouncing Back From a Bad Career Exit

How to answer the question 'Why were you let go?'

No one likes the experience of being fired, but there are ways to get back out there and find a job that's a better fit. Read More »

The Weekly Roundup: Crush That Interview

The Weekly Roundup: Crush That Interview

You've got one shot. Make it count

How to nail your next interview with resources from around the web. Read More »

The Real Reason You Didn't Get That Job

The Real Reason You Didn't Get That Job

It's all in the feet, researchers say

Researchers at the University of Kansas say people can accurately judge 90 percent of a person's personality by the shoes they wear. Read More »

Questions You Should Always -- and Never -- Ask On An Interview

Questions You Should Always -- and Never -- Ask On An Interview

It's possible to save a bad interview with good questions

The interview provides an opportunity for you to learn about the company. Ask questions that make it clear you've done your homework. Read More »

One Easy Thing You Could Do To Help Your Job Prospects

One Easy Thing You Could Do To Help Your Job Prospects

Each time you meet someone through an internship, volunteer work, networking events, conferences and career fairs, go low-tech to correspond with them. Read More »

Unemployed? Don't Bother With A Career Coach

Unemployed? Don't Bother With A Career Coach

I'm sorry to say that I've developed a skeptical attitude toward career coaches and interview counselors and, in general, toward the profusion of job search advice I find everywhere on the Internet. A whole industry seems to have sprung up to serve the needs of unemployed people. While I'm sure this is good... Read More »

My Unemployed Life: Have Online Interviews Gone Too Far?

My Unemployed Life: Have Online Interviews Gone Too Far?

A longtime friend of mine recently joined me in the glorious and ever-growing ranks of the U.S. unemployed. As a newbie, I think he looked to me, an old hand at unemployment, to show him the ropes. So when I came across an online job posting that looked ideal for him, I sent it his way. He agreed it had... Read More »

5 Ways You Can Use Facts In Your Job Hunt

5 Ways You Can Use Facts In Your Job Hunt

Recruiters, human resources staffing personnel, and hiring managers just want the facts when reviewing resumes and conducting interviews. Read More »

Reddit IAmA: Where Ordinary Workers Get Grilled And Enjoy Internet Fame

Reddit IAmA: Where Ordinary Workers Get Grilled And Enjoy Internet Fame

It's one of the most common questions people ask: "What do you do?" It's American's fascination with work that's at the heart of an increasingly popular feature on social-news website Reddit. Called "IAmA, AMA" -- as in "I am a (fill in your occupation), ask me anything" -- it allows Reddit users, known as... Read More »

'Why Do You Want To Come Back?'

'Why Do You Want To Come Back?'

How to handle another tough interview question It sometimes happens that you make a move, regret it and look back fondly at a company you were with, sometimes years ago. When you re-apply to a past employer, you can expect to be asked about your motivation for wanting to return. Read More »

The Case For Lying In Your Exit Interview

The Case For Lying In Your Exit Interview

By Alexis Grant When you leave a job that makes you unhappy, it's easy to want to tell your employer why you're leaving. Whether you're frustrated by mismanagement, not-so-challenging assignments or maddening co-workers, you want to get it off your chest. Because the Big Boss can use that information to... Read More »

10 Unusual Interview Mistakes, And 6 That Are All-Too-Common

10 Unusual Interview Mistakes, And 6 That Are All-Too-Common

By Kaitlin Madden Most of us can recall an embarrassing moment in our lives that was caused by nerves. Whether it was drawing a blank at a crucial time, spilling a drink on a first date or stuttering through a presentation at work, at one point or another, anxiety has gotten the best of all of us. Read More »

How To Make Job Fairs Worth Your While

How To Make Job Fairs Worth Your While

By Robert Half International Attending a job fair can seem a little like speed dating. You're one of many in a line of candidates who meet with participating employers so quickly there is barely time to shake hands and say hello before being rushed along. Read More »

Dealing With The 'F' Word During A Job Interview

Dealing With The 'F' Word During A Job Interview

By Rochelle Kaplan Being fired from a job can happen to anyone and can occur for a variety of reasons. Perhaps you had a personality conflict with your immediate supervisor and your supervisor prevailed. Or, the job description was completely different from the one given to you during the interview and it... Read More »

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